The University of St. Thomas

Women & Christian Tradition
Title:Women & Christian Tradition
Course Number:429
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Jordon, Shirley E
Time:1335 - 1440
Location:Summit Classroom Building St Paul
Room:SCB 325
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/04 12/20 M  -  W   -  F 1 19 20
Course Description:
This course explores the ways in which the Judeo-Christian religious tradition has profoundly influenced our society's definition of women. It will focus on what some of the major works of this tradition assert about the nature and place of women in their particular historical communities. Students will also read religious literature by women in order to acquire a sense of wmen's religious experience both throughout history and in the present day. This course fulfills the Human Diversity requirement in the core curriculum. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115